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Halifax County natives featured on cover of magazine

Bobby and Lucy Conner of Nathalie, are featured on the cover of Cooperative Living magazine’s August issue as the subjects of its Good Neighbors-series story.

Low-income consumers may qualify for telephone, Internet assistance programs

CenturyLink, Inc. is spreading the word about low-income assistance programs that help qualifying consumers obtain voice and high-speed Internet services. 

Education leaders part of Workforce Forward forum

An Educational Trendsetter Panel will be a highlight of the Southern Virginia Higher Education Center’s Workforce Forward 2012 forum on Sept. 20 at The Prizery in South Boston. The theme of the forum is “Virginia Manufacturing: Back to the Future?” 

‘Breathe House’ goes up in Haiti

The AWFI (American Wood Finishing Institute) team has just returned to Riverstone from Haiti after assisting with the assembly and completion of the “Breathe House” in St. Marc, Haiti. 

Shangrila: A reintroduction to nature

There is a place in South Boston, down Cluster Springs’ winding road, where horses happily graze in great pastures, and people come from around the globe to stay in houses up to 200 years old. 

Yoga: From student to teacher

Have you wondered what it would be like to take a yoga class?  Do you drive long distances to attend yoga classes?  Ever heard of Halifax Yoga?   

Additional dulcimer building class set

Due to the success of the “Build a Stick Dulcimer” class that took place on June 27 - 29 at the Southern Virginia Higher Education Center, The College for Life Long Learning will host an additional dulcimer class on Aug. 1-3.

Mecklenburg Electric Cooperative chairman retires

Robert W. (Bobby) Conner has retired from the board of directors of Mecklenburg Electric Cooperative (MEC) where he represented MEC members in Halifax County for 30 years and has held the position of board chairman for the past seven years. 

Workforce Forward forum to feature manufacturing trendsetters panel

The Southern Virginia Higher Education Center will be hosting the Workforce Forward 2012 forum on Sept. 20 at The Prizery in South Boston. The theme of the forum is “Virginia Manufacturing: Back to the Future?” 

DPC Pawn & Gun Shop to hold grand opening Friday

DPC Pawn & Gun Shop owner Michael Slaughter invites the public to attend the grand opening sale of its South Boston location Friday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Halifax Regional workers complete leadership program

Five Halifax Regional Health System employees recently completed Project LEAD, a leadership program designed to identify and foster rising leaders within the organization.